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MIT blogger Elizabeth C. '13

Admissions Videos Over the Years by Elizabeth C. '13

The 90s were, uh, different

I was going through some of the Admissions archives last week and watching old recruitment videos and HOO BOY, have times changed. (And hoo boy, have some things not changed…) Our first video that I know of was a silent film that was almost an hour long! An HOUR! What was it even like to have an attention span like that?

Chris has blogged about some of them before, and you can see a more complete history here, but I thought it’d be fun to see their evolution in one montage of clips:


What video should we make next? ;)